The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office said portions of State Highway 21 and FM 535 were closed down around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday after a fatal accident.

The Department of Public Safety reported Jeremy William Shoumaker, 41, of Dale was driving a 2002 Honda CB600 motorcycle when he lost control, drove off the roadway and struck a tree, throwing him from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead on scene. The incident occurred around 4:40 p.m.

Officials said troopers were on scene and the roads were reopened around 7 p.m.

The crash was still under investigation as of Wednesday afternoon.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.